for my mum

13 Sep

…a few of your favourite things for your birthday!

You are there, we are here, but we wish you a happy day and send you all our love.

peonies for you

peonies for you

some home-picked figs

some home-picked figs

fresh cherries

fresh cherries

wild irises from out the back

wild irises from out the back

some hand-picked lilas

some hand-picked lilas

baked bread

a little baked bread

a beautiful red poppy

a beautiful red poppy

oh boy, some more tins!

…oh boy, some more tins (you are the Queen of tins!)

and a rooster

…and a rooster

why not, a rainbow!

why not, a rainbow!

some snow for you, who's never seen the snow

…and some snow for you, who’s never seen the snow

a sniff of wisteria

a sniff of wisteria…

a little girl in an old dress

a little girl in an old dress

and a hug from me xoxoxoxoxo

and a hug from me

What a crazy year this has been, Mum, but today is the LUCKY 13th!

As Mamy said, life is not a straight line…  And yeah, it’s crooked as hell right now, but there is a beauty and a whole lot of love in all these kinks.



20 Responses to “for my mum”

  1. vincentpousson September 14, 2013 at 12:55 am #

    We love you, what a nice present!

    Vincent Pousson Envoyé de mon iPhone

  2. Monique September 14, 2013 at 1:35 am #

    I SEND YOU A TENDER KISS…We all think of you…and I will write to you, very soon.

    • The vigneron's wife September 15, 2013 at 9:20 pm #

      Merci beaucoup Monique, I’ll pass on your thoughts to Mum. gros bises

  3. Jill Hoye September 14, 2013 at 7:39 am #

    Happy birthday to Kat’s Mum xx Love the pictures too!

  4. Bill mcculloch September 14, 2013 at 10:12 am #

    Lovely presents there. Great photo of your daughter . Best wishes .

    • Auntie P September 14, 2013 at 4:06 pm #

      Well done, you nailed it.

    • The vigneron's wife September 15, 2013 at 9:22 pm #

      Thanks a lot Bill! Yes, I love that pic too.

  5. Karks September 15, 2013 at 7:35 am #

    Wow, such a beautifully written and thoughtful birthday present, Kat! How absolutely hug-worthy and tear-jerking…. A love letter from France!

  6. kheysen September 15, 2013 at 12:56 pm #

    beautiful Kat – xx
    love the photo of you both

  7. Teresa Trevrrow September 16, 2013 at 1:01 am #

    Kat, the photographs for your Mums birthday were just beautiful, a perfect gift.
    We all love her and are with her all the way. XX Terri Trevorrow

    • The vigneron's wife September 17, 2013 at 11:35 am #

      Thanks for that Terri. And thank you for all your care and support – it has been a huge help to us xoxo

  8. Katharina September 13, 2016 at 11:13 am #

    Love you so, you hell-of-a-fighter’s daughter ❤ ❤ ❤

    • The vigneron's wife September 7, 2017 at 9:32 am #

      Thank you darling friend xoxo
      Mum’s 80th would have been next week. I think I should celebrate it : )

  9. Tracey September 14, 2017 at 9:01 am #

    That is really beautiful Kat. Thanks for sharing,lucky you to be surrounded by many of your mum’s favourite things …..and your mum’s spirit 😘xx

    • The vigneron's wife September 21, 2017 at 5:31 pm #

      Thanks Tracy. It was great to have you here on our side of the world! xoxo

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